18, Apr 2014 - Appeals court upholds Hansenâ€™s conviction
The Iowa Court of Appeals affirmed Thomas Lee Hansen Sr.â€™s conviction on Wednesday. Hansen appealed his November 2012 conviction of second-degree murder. A Washington County jury found him guilty of killing Sharon Kay Gerot. Hansen shot her on May 1, 2011, the jury found. He challenged his conviction arguing â€˜the sufficiency of evidence of malice aforethought to support the conviction.â€™ He said ...
18, Apr 2014 - Taylor, IA The Capitol Report by Sen. Taylor
This is a legislative update from Sen. Rich Taylor, representing Henry and Lee counties and portions of Washington and Jefferson counties. This week, the Senate voted to appropriate more than $554 million to ensure safety for Iowans and communities throughout the state by adequately funding our prisons, our courts, the Department of Public Safety, the Attorney General and other agencies and ...
17, Apr 2014 - Lee, IA Jury: Griffin not guilty
After 35 minutes in deliberation this morning at the South Lee County Courthouse, a jury in the State of Iowa versus Kelli J. Griffin trial returned a not-guilty verdict at approximately 11:10 a.m.
16, Apr 2014 - Lee, IA Jury acquits ex-felon in Iowa voter fraud case
KEOKUK, Iowa (AP) â€” A former drug offender who voted in a municipal election despite having lost her right to cast a ballot was acquitted of perjury Thursday, in the first trial stemming from Iowa's two-year investigation into voter fraud.
04, Apr 2014 - Lee, IA Iowa trucker sentenced for assaulting teen
A 46-year-old Iowa trucker has been sentenced to 17 years in federal prison taking a teenage girl across state lines - including Nebraska - to sexually abuse her.
04, Apr 2014 - Donnellson, IA Iowa judge: Sheriff's office must return seized horses
A district court judge has ruled that the Lee County sheriff's office erred in its seizure of 37 horses from a southeast Iowa farm and that the department must return them to their owner, who still faces charges of animal neglect.
03, Apr 2014 - Lee, IA Former Iowa felon says she believed she could vote
KEOKUK, Iowa (AP) â€” A former drug offender on trial for illegally voting in an Iowa municipal election last fall testified Wednesday that she believed her right to cast a ballot had been restored when she completed probation.
02, Apr 2014 - Lee, IA Trial highlights Iowa's unusually tough policies toward voting rights for ex-felons
KEOKUK, Iowa â€” A former drug offender on trial for illegally voting in an Iowa municipal election last fall testified Wednesday that she believed her right to cast a ballot had been restored when she completed probation.
02, Apr 2014 - South Dakota fugitive found in northwest Iowa - ABC5 News Des Moines, IA
STORM LAKE, Iowa (AP) - A 54-year-old man who'd fled a South Dakota prison facility more than a year ago has been found in northwest Iowa. Police in Storm Lake say David Lee, originally from Minneapolis, was captured Friday.
02, Apr 2014 - Lee, IA Perjury trial delayed for ex-Iowa felon who voted
The trial for an Iowa woman charged with improperly voting as a felon has been delayed by two days.
02, Apr 2014 - Lee, IA Branstad aide must be deposed in Iowa voting case
The attorney for an ex-felon charged with illegally voting must be allowed to question an aide to Iowa Gov. Terry Branstad before the trial begins, a judge ruled Thursday.
01, Apr 2014 - Register, USA TODAY investigation: Fugitives roam free beyond borders
FUGITIVES NEXT DOOR: Iowa law enforcement agencies are unwilling to chase fugitives across a state border in about one out of five cases, according to a joint investigation by The Des Moines Register and USA TODAY investigation into how aggressively suspects are pursued when they flee a jurisdiction to avoid justice. Video: About this series Interactive: See what Iowa agencies fail to track down ...
01, Apr 2014 - Four convicted of helping Storm Lake, IA man flee country
Four people each face 5-years in prison for admitting to plotting a Storm Lake, Iowa man's flight from justice.
01, Apr 2014 - Iowa Man Sentenced in Child Sex Case
An Imogene, Iowa man has been sentenced for sex crimes that wove a path through Iowa, Nebraska, Missouri and Illinois. Forty-six-year-old Tony Lee Stogdill has been sentenced to 17 Â½ years in prison.